I often see people use handcrafted loops or write weird workarounds for stuff the standard library has already taken care of. This does not only apply for standard library features but also for any other library, like Boost, other third party libraries and the libraries the code belongs to.

First month's restrospect

It has been just under a month now since I started this blog. I must say, I am overwhelmed by the responses so far. I would have expected the first few […]

Sometimes when I factor out a function, I see a more general algorithm hidden in that function. And then I get carried away generalizing it more and more.

In C++ there are two ways of type conversions: implicit and explicit type conversions. The latter are called type casts and they are what this post is about.

In a few occasions I have seen functions that allocate certain local variables on the heap instead of using variables with automatic storage. In this post I explain what you should do with those variables.

Hello Blog

So this is it. I installed a blogging software and this is the first post. I have been thinking of starting a blog for some time now, but I never […]